Labeling Radioactive Waste for Disposal

All wastes consigned to the Radiation Safety Office for disposal must be labeled with a radioactive waste tag. Labels are available from the Radiation Safety Office.

Each container of radioactive waste must have a properly completed radioactive waste tag affixed to it. All information must be legible, in indelible ink, and include:

  • the isotope
  • an accurate estimate of activity IN MILLICURIES
  • the name of the authorized user
  • the date the waste is prepared for disposal
  • the type of waste